Palestine APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To foster good relations and understanding between Britain and Palestine and to promote a just and lasting peace in the Middle East.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.


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Recent Documents related to Palestine

1. Palestine
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Recent Speeches related to Palestine

1. Israel and Palestine
14/06/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: e-petitions 585313 and 585314, relating to Israel and Palestine.It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship - Speech Link
2: just a few short weeks ago.The history of Palestine and Israel is in so many ways a perpetual cycle - Speech Link
3: Dowd. Today’s debate on recognising the state of Palestine and holding Israel accountable for its complete - Speech Link

2. Palestine: United States’ Peace to Prosperity Economic Plan
18/07/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: in contrast to the problems and repression in Palestine, originating in the period of British rule but - Speech Link

3. Palestine
07/07/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: Lords, if for this Government recognition of Palestine requires a peaceful solution, do they now accept - Speech Link
2: My Lords, the UK certainly should recognise Palestine as a state, but as important is the need to introduce - Speech Link
3: in the register. Recognition of the state of Palestine is an internationally significant concern. I would - Speech Link

4. Occupied Palestinian Territories
24/09/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: debate. As the outgoing chair of the British-Palestine all-party parliamentary group, I pay particular - Speech Link
2: they must immediately recognise the state of Palestine on the basis of the 1967 lines. The UK Government - Speech Link
3: There will, sadly, never be peace for Israel or Palestine unless a sensible two-state solution is pursued - Speech Link

5. Israel and Palestine: United States’ Proposals for Peace
27/02/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: produced any benefit for the indigenous people of Palestine but have served as a smokescreen for the relentless - Speech Link

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7 Current APPG Officers
Tahir Ali Portrait
Tahir Ali
Vice Chair
Labour - Birmingham, Hall Green
Joined: 24th February 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Julie Elliott MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7165.

Email: julie.elliott.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Joseph Willits, Caabu (Council for Arab-British Understanding), Arab British Centre, 1 Gough Square, London EC4A 3DE. Tel: 0207 832 1325

Email: willitsj@caabu.org

Benefits in Kind
Date
4 Jul 2018
Source
Council for Arab-British Understanding
Description
Secretariat   From : 04/07/2018 To : 03/07/2019
Value
£4,501
Date
4 Jul 2017
Source
Council for Arab-British Understanding
Description
Secretariat   From : 04/07/2017 To : 03/07/2018
Value
£4,501
Date
4 Apr 2016
Source
Medical Aid for Palestinians (funded by the Sir Joseph Hotung Charitable Settlement)
Description
Visit to West Bank and Israel   From : 04/04/2016 To : 08/04/2016
Value
£4,501
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
Council for Arab-British Understanding
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£4,501
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
Council for Arab-British Understanding
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£4,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Palestine APPG

Former APPG Officers
Imran Hussain Portrait
Imran Hussain
Vice Chair
Labour - Bradford East
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 10th March 2021
Matt Western Portrait
Matt Western
Vice Chair
Labour - Warwick and Leamington
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 10th March 2021
Stephen Kinnock Portrait
Stephen Kinnock
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Aberavon
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 7th August 2020
Richard Burden Portrait
Richard Burden
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Former Member for Birmingham, Northfield
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Morris of Bolton Portrait
Baroness Morris of Bolton
Co-Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Steel of Aikwood Portrait
Lord Steel of Aikwood
Co-Chair
Non-affiliated - Retired on 27 March 2020
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Philip Hollobone Portrait
Philip Hollobone
Vice Chair
Conservative - Kettering
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
Baroness Tonge Portrait
Baroness Tonge
Vice Chair
Non-affiliated - Retired on 19 February 2021
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Cat Smith Portrait
Cat Smith
Officer
Labour - Lancaster and Fleetwood
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017